updated 12:10 pm EDT, Wed October 9, 2013
New Bluetooth speaker measures less than 1-inch thick
Soundmatters has released its new Dash7 Bluetooth speaker, which is focused on portability. The wireless speaker is available in three colors, and measures only three quarters of an inch in thickness. Featuring two wide-frequency drivers, the Dash7 boasts up to 12 hours of playback thanks to its "BassBattery" that doubles as a passive subwoofer. Also featuring speakerphone functionality, the diminutive device includes a noise-cancelling microphone to reduce ambient noise during a call. The Dash7 is available immediately for $219, which includes a carrying case that doubles as a kickstand.
ADATA offers new metallic portable USB drive
ADATA Technology has added a new mobile USB 3.0 external hard drive called the HC630 to its DashDrive Choice product line. The blue metal enclosure features an etched diamond-pattern, and weighs 160 grams (5.7 ounces). Utilizing 2.5-inch SATA hard drives, the HC630 is available in two sizes: 500GB ($55) and 1TB ($70).